"Dr Praveen Raj and his book Bariatric Surgery Guide will make India proud"

- Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India

PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL SURGERY CARE

GEM Obesity & Diabetes Center

India's leading bariatric surgical centre

With the blessings of Dr. C.Palanivelu , a pioneer in the field of laparoscopy and considered to be one of the greatest surgeons of all times, Dr. P. Praveen Raj has taken the department to great heights, not just in par but better than most centres' around the globe. The department comprises a panel of medical and weight management professionals with extensive experience to provide a comprehensive and scientific management for weight loss and weight loss surgery.

ABOUT US

Weight loss SURGERY

Bariatric surgery (weight-loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who are obese. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with an implanted medical device (gastric banding) or through removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy) or by resecting and re-routing the small intestines to a small stomach pouch (gastric bypass surgery) with the aim of weight loss and resolution of obesity related co morbidities.

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DIABETES SURGERY

With India becoming the diabetic capital and more and more usage of insulin this diabetic surgery is possibly the only solution in this subgroup of patients. A recent Level I evidence that compared Bariatric surgery and medical therapy has clearly shown that surgery for diabetes provides most effective diabetic control in the short and long term compared to medical therapy. Even American Diabetes Association (ADA) has endorsed bariatric surgery as a therapeutic option for the treatment of diabetes.

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Types of SURGERY

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB)

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG)

Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB)

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Dr. C. Palanivelu MS

Founder & Chairman

Dr. P. Praveen Raj

Head & Consultant

DR.S.SARAVANA KUMAR

Senior Bariatric Consultant

DR. A.M. KARTHIK KUMAR

Consultant Diabetologist & Cardiologist

DR. DIVAKAR

Intensivist

DR. RAGHUNATH

Intensivist

DR. PRABHAKARAN

Bariatric Anaesthetist

DR. SIDDARTHA BHATTACHARYA

Junior Consultant

MS. USHA

Dietician

MS. UMA

Dietician

MS. DEEPIKA

Dietician

MS. DEEPA

Patient Manager